Richard A. Lupoff Reviews Frozen Hell by John W. Campbell, Jr.

Frozen Hell, John W. Campbell, Jr. (978-14794-4283-6, $29.99, 159pp) June 2019. Cover by Bob Eggleton.

When F. Orlin Tremaine, editor of Astound­ing Stories, was promoted to supervision of Street & Smith’s magazine division in 1937, his hand-picked successor was one of his star authors, a young man named John W. Campbell, Jr. Despite being a popular author, Campbell was struggling with the unreliable income of a freelance writer; he ...Read More

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Richard A. Lupoff Reviews The Mind Masters and The Time Masters by Gary Lovisi

The Mind Masters, Gary Lovisi (Wildside 978-1-4794-2786-4, $12.99, 152pp, tp) July 2017. The Time Masters, Gary Lovisi (Wildside 978-1-4794-2789-5, $12.99, 156pp, tp) July 2017.

English novelist Edwin Lester Arnold cre­ated the interplanetary romance or “swords and planets” novel with Lieut. Gullivar Jones: His Vacation (1905), or at least I have so contended for many years. Edgar Rice Burroughs unquestionably perfected Arnold’s formula in his series of novels set ...Read More

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